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Issue Details: First known date: 1923... 1923 The Playwright at Work
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At head of letters: The following letters, which still lie undiscovered in a forgotten cellar in the ruins of New Place, Stratford, may throw light on the vexed question: 'Which was the Jew / That Shakespeare drew?'


  • A series of fictional letters purportedly by playwright William Shakespeare. The recipients and respondents are actors Richard Burbage and William Hughes, Shakespeare's father John Shakespeare and playwright and poet Benjamin Jonson.

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    y separately published work icon The Home vol. 4 no. 3 (Spring) 1 September Bertha Sloane (illustrator), 1923 Z1666328 1923 periodical issue 1923 pg. 48, 80, 82
    Note: Written as: Arthur Jose
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